Depression is one of the most common mental health problems, affecting about 13% of people worldwide. Depression can affect people differently, but common feelings associated with depression include sadness, hopelessness, worthlessness, and guilt.
In Colombia, there are 2 free hotlines that support people experiencing the symptoms of depression. If you notice these signs of depression, consider reaching out:
Depression can be a response to a loss or great stress in your life. However, it can also happen for no obvious reason. Both experiences are fairly common but depression can make it feel like nobody will relate to what you're going through.
Depression can make you feel worthless, like you don't deserve or are beyond help. But this is not true. You deserve help and support from people who care about your situation. Helpline volunteers and counselors in Colombia care about what you're going through, want to support you, and help you find a path forward.
For free and confidential support with depression, sadness and feeling hopeless, consider contacting a hotline in Colombia today.